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AST-INK Viscometer

With no moving parts, the FAST system is the perfect choice for the extreme demands such as paints, inks and coatings.
FAST System 201x583

The Brookfield FAST101 system has a rugged design with nonmoving parts.  It has been designed to perform day after day under the extreme demands in printing, coating and adhesive operations - with no maintenance.  Utilizing a high frequency, micro-rotational core, which is unaffected by press vibration, this worry free system can measure and control the viscosity of your inks, coatings and adhesives from start to finish...allowing the operators to handle other press concerns.



  • Unique micro rotational sensor
  • No moving parts, no maintenance
  • Unaffected by external vibration
  • Flexible vertical or horizontal installation
  • True temperature readings to 200°C
  • Maintains correct color throughout the process
  • Compact: only 8.5 inches tall
  • Worldwide support


Measurement Type: Torsionally oscillating probe
Measurement Range: 1 to 3,000 (optional 12,000) cSt using an NIST traceable, Newtonian fluid measured at 25°C 
Process Connections: ¾” standard, (1½” tri-clamp or 3A design, optional) 
Repeatability: ±1.0% of reading 
Wetted Surfaces: 316L stainless steel 
Sensor O-Ring: Isolast for probe
Viton for chamber housing
(EDPM or Kalrez®, optional)
Temperature (Fluid): -4°F to 392°F  (-20°C to 200°C)
Pressure Range: Vacuum to 200 pig max., 400 psig option



Viscosity Range (cSt):
(field selectable)
0 to 10, 0 to 50, 0 to 100,
0 to 250, 0 to 500,
0 to 1000, 0 to 1500, 
0 to 2000, 0 to 12500
 Analog Output (2): 4-20 mA (non-isolated)
CH1 = viscosity
CH2 = temperature
Serial Port (2): Port 1 = RS232, simple, read only
Port 2 = ½ Duplex RS485,
Modbus RTU driver 
Electronics Packaging:
Wall mount, NEMA-4 (IP65),
8” x 8” x 6”  (203 x 203 x 152mm)
32°F to 104°F   (0°C to 40°C)
Electrical Area Rating:
Interconnecting Cable:
25 ft (7.6m) standard
Optional: 50 ft (15.2m), 75 ft (22.8m) and 100 ft (30.4m)
Supply Voltage: 18-30VDC or 115VAC/60 Hz or 
230VAC/50 Hz
(±10% max),
power draw <1 amp

Specifications subject to change without notice.